The United States won the junior ice hockey championships on Saturday after Rocco Grimaldi scored twice and Vince Trocheck added an empty-net goal for a 3-1 win over Sweden in the final.
The sides met in small groups throughout the day Wednesday and then held a full-scale bargaining session with a federal mediator at night that lasted nearly five hours and didn’t wrap up until about 1 a.m. Thursday.
Yes the NHL is on hiatus, but there is other hockey being played.
The NHL says it has made a new contract offer to the players in an attempt to end the lockout and save the season.
With no deal in sight and no negotiations planned, the NHL chopped another two weeks off the schedule and moved closer to canceling the entire hockey season.
NHL players will begin voting Sunday on whether they will grant the players’ association’s executive board the authority to dissolve the union because of the inability to reach a collective bargaining agreement with the league.
The NHL and its locked-out players might turn up in a courtroom before they find their way back onto the ice.
Sheahan was wearing a purple Teletubbies costume when he was stopped; police said they weren’t sure what he was wearing underneath.
The conversations have restarted in the ongoing NHL labor fight. The negotiations have not.
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